The HRIC Daily Brief is a daily selection of news stories and commentary related to human rights in China, drawn from Chinese- and English-language news and online media sources that we monitor daily. In addition to headlines and source links, HRIC also provides English translation of Chinese headlines.

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Political and Economic Reform (政治经济改革)

中共中央政治局召开会议 决定召开十八届三中全会 (Party political bureau will hold the third plenary session of the 18th Central Committee of CPC in November)
Xinhua, August 27, 2013

2030年中国城镇化水平将达到70% (By 2030 China will have 310 million more urbanites)
Beijing News, August 27, 2013

四部法律的有关规定拟在上海自贸区暂停实施 (Implementation of four laws will cease temporarily in Shanghai free trade zone)
Xinhua, August 27, 2013

China's economic rebalancing act faces uphill political battle
Wall Street Journal, August 27, 2013

Chinese entrepreneurs, unsettled, speak out for reform
Washington Post, August 26, 2013